9 days in New York State Itinerary

9 days in New York State Itinerary

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9 days in New York State Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Bedford
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kingston
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h
End: Manchester

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and St. Patrick's Cathedral. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the natural beauty at Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New York City online itinerary planner .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in May: high temperatures in New York City hover around 24°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Bedford.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

2
nights
Bedford

Bedford ©
On the 15th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Mianus River Gorge Preserve, then stroll the grounds of Kensico Cemetery, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Hook Mountain State Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Teatown Lake Reservation and then hike along Rockland Lake State Park.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bedford road trip planner .

Traveling by car from New York City to Bedford takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Kingston.

Things to do in Bedford

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Valley Cottage, Teatown Lake Reservation, Kensico Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Hook Mountain State Park ©
Hook Mountain State Park
Teatown Lake Reservation ©
Teatown Lake Reservation
Mianus River Gorge Preserve ©
Mianus River Gorge Preserve

2
nights
Kingston

Kingston ©
Kingston is a city in and the county seat of Ulster County, New York, United States. On the 17th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Catskill Park and then identify plant and animal life at Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Black Creek Preserve, stroll through Black Rock Forest Consortium, and then explore the world behind art at Magazzino Italian Art.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kingston trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Bedford to Kingston by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kingston

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Black Creek Preserve, Magazzino Italian Art, Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA, Black Rock Forest Consortium, Catskill Park
Highlights from your plan
Magazzino Italian Art ©
Magazzino Italian Art
Black Creek Preserve ©
Black Creek Preserve
Black Rock Forest Consortium ©
Black Rock Forest Consortium

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